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Divine date pudding

Recipe from: 4/30/1998 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 6


  • 2
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 125
    dates, finely chopped
  • 30
    margarine, diced
  • 10
    lemon rind, grated
  • 500
    hot rooibos tea
  • 1
    extra-large egg, whisked
  • 250
    soft brown sugar
  • 315
    self-raising flour
  • 2
    mixed spice


45-60 min
Preheat the oven to 180 ºC. Spray an ovenproof dish with non-stick spray. Sprinkle the bicarbonate of soda over the chopped dates, add the margarine and lemon rind and pour over 250 ml (1 c) hot rooibos tea. Leave for 5 minutes. Mix the whisked egg and half the brown sugar. Sift the self-raising flour and mixed spice together. Add to the date mixture and mix. Pour the remaining 250 ml (1 c) rooibos tea into the prepared dish. Spoon the batter into the dish with the rooibos tea and sprinkle the remaining 125 ml (1/2 c) soft brown sugar on top. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until done. Serve with custard or ice cream. Serves 4-6.

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